ESG Research and Solutions
Lombard Odier Investment Management
Dr. Foort Hamelink joined Lombard Odier in 1999 where he co-setup the Quant franchise, managing equity and fixed income portfolios in a fully systematic way. Ten years later he joined the newly created Fiduciary Management team in the Netherlands as Portfolio Constructor, integrating quantitative approaches at the assets and liabilities sides of pension funds and insurance companies. Since 2017 Foort is responsible for integrating LOIM’s ESG expertise within tailor-made equities and fixed income solutions for large institutional clients, including pension funds and insurance companies under Solvency II. Foort also coordinates Lombard Odier’s ESG and Quantitative Research among investment teams, as well as Lombard Odier’s Academic Board.Foort earned a PhD in finance from the University of Geneva in 1997, holds a master's degree in economics and finance and a bachelor's degree in econometrics. He is also part-time Associate Professor at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam since 2000, where he is lecturing in Finance and Real Estate.